Jacques Pierre Lesure is an educational scholar, advocate, and consultant from DeKalb County, Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree from Occidental College, where he served as student body president and designed a major entitled Resistive Education in Theory, Research, and Policy.
He is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and researches topics related to how Black men's gendered experiences are theorized and (un)addressed in higher education.
Jacques is the founder and CEO of Navigate College Now, an educational consulting company that partners with non-profits to conduct strategic planning, program evaluation, and training to ensure all students maximize available campus resources. Jacques serves on the Board of Directors of two non-profit organizations dedicated to youth development.